Originally posted on BroncoTalk  |  Last updated 12/15/11

Broncos linebacker Wesley Woodyard has had a tremendous year — both on and off the field. (Photo courtesy of Paul Cloud Photography)

The Broncos have selected linebacker Wesley Woodyard as their Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award recipient for the second consecutive season.  Way to go, Woody!  [Team's Official Blog]

  • Broncos safety Kyle McCarthy has cleared waivers and was signed back to the team’s practice squad on Thursday.  [BT]
  • Meanwhile, fellow secondary defenders Andre’ Goodman and Brian Dawkins will back on practice in Dove Valley today.  [@PostBroncos]
  • The quarterbacks of the Broncos and Patriots are proof there are different paths to success in NFL, writes Jeff Legwold.  [Denver Post]
  • Former Broncos Gerard Warren, Niko Koutouvides and Nate Jones could see significant playing time on the Patriots defense this week.  [@jonmark93]
  • “He’s really an impressive player. I haven’t seen anybody any better than him on film,” New England’s Bill Belichick said of Denver’s Von Miller.  “He does everything well. He plays the run well; he’s strong; he’s very explosive; he’s fast.”  [Team's Official Blog]
  • Sports Illustarted‘s Jim Trotter says Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow has made leaps and bounds as a passer.  [SI]
  • Von Miller practiced with a less obtrusive cast Wednesday — which was covered with kids’ signatures from an event he attended this week — and said he “might not” wear the club when the Broncos face the Patriots Sunday.  [MaxDnver]
  • The Broncos’ remarkable run has been a total team effort, writes Jeff Darlington. [NFL.com]


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